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SOME SPIRITED flNISHFS Excellent Racing Over a Good J Fair Grounds Track. ♦ Talisman Bests Dancing Spray in J the Feature Dash — Jefferson j Park Betting Held Lawful. » i i ],V .1. I.. DKMlSKY. NEW ORLEANS, La.. January 7. There was :i j repetition of the kiin itfraggle thai baa keea j noted jn the aailj si ."in featare dashes at the Fair Uiuuaaii when Talisman and I»:im-iiir-c spray staged ! • me nf the hardest duels f the meeting and hum la the finish Bar in advance of their opponents, but so ekssely aligned that only the Jadges wore in I position to determfase the winner. Then arete rti Htartera in the «l;t«li . which was at ■ mile, with i Dancing Spray, beeaaee ef act reeeat goad raciag, i tin- one most taveted, bat Talisman did not lark | aaaatorters, thoagk the wiae oae* generally held thai the distance would ptove egaiasl her, hat she -urpii-ed theai bj raahlag lata ■ goad lead at eace .ind. althoagh 1 i-in much greaad by :i wide tan into tin- stretch, which aiade it appear that bet defeat by Daariag Spray was abaeat certain, ahe rallied and beat Dam inu Spray homo. Ton lengths bafft canio laqalry. ■ *hoet margla la adraaee of Fmai politic The tfaae of the nice, i:394:., was exceptionally teed, roaahleriag the tract was by aa moan-, at its beat. Todays raid ara« MMaearbat of the off day Tartar*, bat the apotl did not suffer to any appreciable extent, for finishes were ek-so and notion in the earlier miming also spirited. The public was fairly successful in locating winners and the layers had by far the worst of their spc relative tilt, even though a nninlier of the favorites were howled over. The dash for t wo year olds found Big Xoise a disappointment in his failure to land better than third. Star Time and One Tin fighting out the finish in game faahloa. with Star Time- just mail-aging to get the verdict. Kolo proved the art r i f the xecoad race, in which thirteen made the roatest. Toss Up, ■ stubloinato of Big Noise, was the favorite, hut the lloptoa foiloariag again saffered disappoiatm at, for he failed to get a portion clf the parse. Harry Bargoyae proved best of the ha ad that made the coatesl in the third race, hat be had to do his beat at the ead to outstay the fast coaling Blalae. with Teachers Pet followingly closely. Iimlii-o furnished a -iirpri-iioih good display in the fourth race, in which he ruled a slight favorite, by winning alter be had appeared t« be beatea as a reealt of his failure to -et to i: log promptly and hi imiination t" run out on the first turn. Be closed a big -ap. however, in fine style and. taklag cniiimainl before reaching the stretch, held Kicheliea and Xonaaadie safe. LONG DISTANCE RACE TO DAHABIAH II. ]ahahiah II. repeated her recent victory arhea she won Cue mile and a qaartet dash from Capital City, with Au-tral in third place. The first round m the legal battle lo be staged t . determine the 1 "jrilitv of the preaeal betttag «y« lem canie this BMraing with the iriaiirnment of those layers agaiaat whom informations were filed. All pleaded "not utility." reserriag the tij:ht lo withdraw their plea to enable their counsel to file dennirrer on such other pleas as ma. be deemed advisable. It is nit likely that the next court proceeding* will come before aexl Friday. There was much elation late 1 1 1 i — aftetaooa when word reached the track thai Tbaataa B. M -I.ride. arrested ai the Jegemoo Park track, charged with having vioiateii the Locke law by ladalgtag in bocikin ot.eration pader the aaaie xyateai in aae bete, arax foaad not niit.. Jndge Uanbier haldiag there w;.s i, , vi.il.iiinn ..f 1 lit- I.ocke law. The state has the right of appeal and District Attorney Beachler announced hi intent mi of ap neallag ta the Supreme Court. If he carried oat liis statement the McDride c.i-e arill he it the Or leaaa Parhrii eaaes to the Ktaten higheal trihnn.il. Todaya visiter included lion. Joha ialvin. Bwyor of Cincinnati. ;.n eBthasiamt of raciag, who will t ike pin iii the sport far eeteral daya before refaraiag to riacinnatl. He i- accompanied by .Indue William II. Ueohagca. Another proml ■eat Cincinnati visitor who will eajoj the racing for KTetal cla. is .loin I.. Horgan, well known 1 ■uuMget of the Biatoa Hotel. Charlaa V. Clark, whose exteasire -~ t rintr of Uotxen is beiag campaigned here in charge of trainer George Barae*. trill arrive next 8nndaj from California for an extended Stay. His party will include Iir. Max Kothschlld. Lol. Sidney c oh man. K. It Atainhy, Walter Filer, Frank K. Shaw. I. D. Bagaa and Walter i. an Pelt. The claim of Bargoyne h. .7. Well, aaraer of Kic chic, was held invalid by the Btearaida cm accoant of Irregalarity aad the bone was ordered returned 1 to his former owner. U I . Winfrey.